'FBI: International' Episode 1 Fan Review: Solid spin-off, but last scene stumps fans

The final scene sees Jamie Kellet serving herself up to Forrester and that left some fans disappointed as they felt it

                            'FBI: International' Episode 1 Fan Review: Solid spin-off, but last scene stumps fans
Luke Kleintank as Special Agent Scott Forrester and Heida Reed as Special Agent Jamie Kellett (CBS)

This article contains spoilers for 'FBI: Most Wanted' Episode 1

The latest installment of the 'FBI' franchise, 'FBI: International' was off to a breezy start and social media gave the pilot a thumbs-up. The new spin-off centers around a team of elite officers from the FBI International Fly Team which is headquartered in Budapest. The officers are responsible for neutralizing all the threats against the USA wherever they may be.

The team is led by Special Agent Scott Forrester (Luke Kleintank) and his time comprises Jamie Kellett (Heida Reed), Andre Raines (Carter Redwood), Special Agent Cameron Vo (Vinessa Vidotto), and Europol Agent Katrin Jaeger (Christiane Paul), the multilingual liaison between the Fly Team and the host country they take their missions at. The season opener was part of a three-hour crossover event with 'FBI' and 'FBI: Most Wanted' and fans were pleasantly surprised with the episode.


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'FBI' fans were eager to see what the spin-off had in store and took to Twitter to share their two cents. "I lovin' this new team. Dick Wolf is a genius. To have all three shows in one night in this crossover event. This is a great way to introduce @FBIIntCBS! I'm lovin' it! #FBIInternational," read one of the tweets. "Agreed. It is great advice. I'm excited to see this team do it all. They have it in them. #FBIInternational," seconded another. "Amazing episode @FBICBS
, @MostWantedCBS, and #FBIInternational I’m already looking forward to next Tuesday!!" one of the fans opined.

One segment of the fans was disappointed with the final scene that sees Kellet and Forrester hook up. With the episode all about sex trafficking, some felt the scene was out of place. "With the exception of that very last scene (out of place, IMO), that entire crossover was incredible. Loved it. #FBICBS #FBIMostWanted #FBIInternational #FBIFam," a fan said. "I like #FBICBS AND #FBIMostWanted a lot, but #FBIInternational was a huge disappointment. Doing a whole show about exploiting girls and women for sex, then it's supposed to be all sexy for an FBI agent to serve herself up to her boss? Gross," a tweet read.

Another felt the new franchise would be the weaker of the rest of the series: " feel like international is the weaker of the three because the entire cast is a miscast. Ioan Gruffudd would be better. Or Morris Chestnut. #FBIInternational"








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'FBI: International' airs Tuesdays at 10 pm ET on CBS.

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